Huawei delegation led by Mr. Charles Yang – President of Huawei Middle East Region called on Federal Minister for IT and Telecom Syed Amin Ul Haque today (Tuesday).
During the meeting, the IT minister and Huawei delegation discussed matters of mutual interest.
According to media reports, the delegation praised the minister’s efforts to digitize.
Syed Amin Ul Haque, however, said steps were being taken to connect and provide internet services across the country.
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He said the government has set a fixed target to launch the 5G service across Pakistan by December 5, 2022.
Furthermore, the delegation said that the use of 5G networks and their promotion in the region was the full focus of Huawei.
IT Secretary Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui was also present at the meeting.
Earlier, Syed Amin Ul Haque had announced that the 5G technology would be launched in Pakistan in December 2022.
A contract signing ceremony of broadband projects also took place.
He said this while addressing the contract signing ceremony of broadband projects in Upper Dir, Chitral, and Lower Dir districts.
The IT minister had further said that the broadband project in Upper Dir, Chitral, and Lower Dir districts would be completed at a cost of Rs1.3 billion, adding that the government also taking measures to resolve internet issues in North Waziristan.
“IT ministry taking necessary measures to ensure availability of broadband services at all tourist spots across the country,” he added.